While walking the farm today and checking on how the trials are progressing, I thought it would be fun to collect some of the edible flowers in bloom.
All the edible flowers in bloom!
Flowers; violas, snapdragons, marigolds. Herbs; lavender, sage, chive, chamomile, thyme. Vegetables and fruit; strawberry and peas and field peas.
Lavender, sage, marigold, chamomile and pea flowers
These edible beauties would make a perfect dessert garnish; strawberry, lavender, pea, and field pea flowers.
Photo – herb flowers, lavender- useful in baking, deserts and garnish, chamomile for tea and garnish, thyme, sage and chives are great for incorporating into all kinds of dishes.
These herb flowers make a great addition to pizza. After pizza is cooked and while still warm, pull the flowers from their stems and sprinkle on pizza or most any savory dish for a beautiful and flavorful topping.
Photo – Chive, thyme and sage flowers
Other useful edible herb flowers (not yet in bloom here are basil, oregano, dill, rosemary and fennel.
Check out our edible flower techsheets at Johnnyseeds.com for a whole list of edible flowers with flavor descriptions and tips on how to use them:
- Flavors and Suggested Uses
- Additional Information